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United States Department of State / Foreign relations of the United States diplomatic papers, 1934. Europe, Near East and Africa
(1934)

Iraq,   pp. 781-787 PDF (2.1 MB)


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IRAQ
EXTRADITION TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND IRAQ,
                        SIGNED JUNE 7, 1934'
Treaty Series No. 907
Extradition Treaty Between the United States of Aqmeriea and Iraq,
                  Signed at Baghdad, June 7, 19342
  The President of the United States of America on the one part
and His Majesty the King of Iraq on the other part.
  Being desirous to conclude a Treaty for the extradition of crimi-
nals, have appointed the following Plenipotentiaries:
  The President of the United States of America:
    Paul Knabenshue, Minister Resident of the United States of
         America in Baghdad
  His Majesty the King of Iraq:
    His Excellency Doctor Abdullah Beg al Damluji, Minister for
         Foreign Affairs,
  Who, after having communicated to each other their respective
full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed upon the fol-
lowing articles:
                              ARTICLE I
  Agreement has been reached between the High Contracting Parties
to deliver up to each other reciprocally, upon mutual requisition
duly made pursuant to the provisions of this Treaty, any person
charged with or convicted of any of the crimes specified in Article II
of this Treaty committed within the jurisdiction of one of the High
Contracting Parties while said person was actually within such
jurisdiction when committing the crime and who shall be found
within the territories of the other High Contracting Party, provided
'This treaty was negotiated pursuant to article 5 of the convention between
the United States, Great Britain, and Iraq, signed January 9, 1930, Foreign
Relations, 1930, vol. iII, p. 302. A draft treaty containing in general the
provi-
sions found in existing extradition treaties of the United States was transmitted
with an instruction of April 2, 1931, to the Consul at Baghdad (211.90G/5)
for
presentation to the Iraqi Government. Intermittent negotiations resulted
in a
number of changes of a verbal or minor character. The correspondence is not
printed.
2In English and Arabic. Ratification advised by the Senate, February 6, 1935;
ratified by the President, February 25, 1985; ratified by Iraq, April 22,
1936;
ratifications exchanged at Baghdad, April 23, 1936; proclaimed by the President,
April 28, 1936.
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